Re-Use Your CAD
Jennifer Herron is the owner of Action Engineering, a company that specializes in the promotion, process development, and standardization of a 3D CAD Model-Based Environment. Her career has been spent creating and building complex hardware systems for the aerospace and defense industry, her … More »
3D PDFs are cool, but do they do it all?
September 18th, 2014 by Jennifer Herron
Anark Core™ 4.3.2 debuted last week at GPDIS 2014 Conference in Phoenix Az., hosted by Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Parker Aerospace.
Having used Anark’s Core product to publish MBD data sets into 3D PDFs, I have to admit that after careful setup, it is a nice “push-button” publishing solution. Integrating with PDM/PLM systems certainly fills in a few more pieces of the MBE puzzle.
Take a look at the assembly capability and the associative parts list using SolidWorks and Anark Core to generate the 3D PDF data set for landing gear.
From Anark’s press release dated September 8, 2014
About Anark Core
Anark Core is an automated, easy to deploy, cost-effective, enterprise software platform designed for manufacturers that want to reuse valuable 3D CAD data, model-based dimensions and tolerances, and other manufacturing information to produce down-stream applications and documents such as: